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English Dictionary: pinch bar by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
pinch bar
n
  1. a lever with a pointed projection that serves as a fulcrum; used to roll heavy wheels
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Pinch \Pinch\, n.
      1. A close compression, as with the ends of the fingers, or
            with an instrument; a nip.
  
      2. As much as may be taken between the finger and thumb; any
            very small quantity; as, a pinch of snuff.
  
      3. Pian; pang. [bd]Necessary's sharp pinch.[b8] --Shak.
  
      4. A lever having a projection at one end, acting as a
            fulcrum, -- used chiefly to roll heavy wheels, etc. Called
            also {pinch bar}.
  
      {At a pinch}, {On a pinch}, in an emergency; as, he could on
            a pinch read a little Latin.
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